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Ambrosia Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


American, Cafe
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Start your day w/ some of our morning delights
Creme Brulee French Toast
European style bread baked in custard, w/ a gooey caramel topping
Morning Perfect Panini
Scrambled egg w/ bacon & cheddar cheese on grilled bread
Housemade Granola With Yogurt or Milk
Toasted oats, almonds, honey, raisins & sweet dried cranberries
Slow Cooked Irish Steel Cut Oatmeal
Slow cooked, steel cut irish oatmeal w/ brown sugar, butter & raisins
Toast With Sweet Butter & Fruit Preserves
Breakfast Burrito
With local bakery bread
Cup $3.95
Bowl $4.95
House Minestrone
Cup $3.95
Bowl $4.95
Soup Du Jour
Served w/ local bakery bread
Half $4.95
Full $6.95
Daily Pasta Salad
Half $4.95
Full $6.95
Caesar Salad
Crisp romaine hearts, shaved parmesan cheese w/ classic caesar dressing & croutons
Half $6.95
Full $8.95
Tarragon Chicken Salad
Roasted chicken breast w/ walnuts, celery, sweet red onions & a creamy tarragon dressing
Half $3.95
Full $5.95
Garden Salad
Field greens & vegetables w/ a choice of dressing: ranch, balsamic vinaigrette, fat free zesty thai, caesar
Half $3.95
Full $5.95
Seasonal Fruit Salad
A medley of fresh seasonal fruits
Half $6.95
Full $8.95
Trio of Salads
A balance‏ of light & hearty salads
Half $4.95
Full $6.95
Baby Spinach Salad
Marinated red onion, candied pecans, mandarin oranges, jarlsberg cheese & balsamic vinaigrette
Half $5.75
Full $7.75
Broccoli Crunch Salad
Broccoli florets,‏ raisins, bacon, bleu cheese & nuts
Sandwiches prepared on locallybaked ciabatta, focaccia, whole grain wheat, or sourdough bread
Whole grain wheat
Sourdough Bread
Applewood smoked bacon, tomato, crisp lettuce, & mayonnaise served on toasted organic whole wheat bread
Whole grain wheat
Sourdough Bread
Marinated Roasted Tri Tip
Cheddar cheese & horseradish cream, lettuce, tomato served on sweet ciabbatta bread
Whole grain wheat
Sourdough Bread
Grilled Chicken Breast
Spinach pesto, feta cheese, lettuce, tomato served on sweet ciabbatta bread
Whole grain wheat
Sourdough Bread
¼Lb organic All beef Niman Ranch Hot Dog
Yellow onions, relish, & mustard on a big fat roll
Whole grain wheat
Sourdough Bread
Slow Roasted Eggplant
Feta cheese, hummus, roasted tomato, served on grilled herb focaccia
Whole grain wheat
Sourdough Bread
Albacore Tuna Melt
Mediterranean tuna salad, cheddar cheese & tomatoes served on grilled sourdough bread
Whole grain wheat
Sourdough Bread
Roasted Turkey Breast
Caramelized onions, provolone, field greens, & herb mayonnaise served on sweet ciabbatta bread
Whole grain wheat
Sourdough Bread
½ Sandwich With A Cup of Soup or Salad
Choice of any sandwich w/ a cup of soup or small salad
Grilled Chicken Breast
Roasted Tritip
Applewood Smoked Bacon
Avocado (¼)
Feta or Blue Cheese Crumbles
Cheese (Choice ofCheddar, Provolone, Swiss)
Seasonal Quiche
Whole Fresh Fruit
Deviled Egg
Our bakery offers a variety of cakes, pastries & sweets.
Please call 48 hours ahead for special orders.
Carmelita Bar
Lemon Bar
Chocolate Peanut Butter Bar
Cappuccino Brownie Bar
Blackout Chocolate Cake
Cappuccino Brownies
Carrot Cake
Oatmeal Cranberry
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Reviewed January 27, 2019

nice spot for a cuppa joe on K street near the Crest. Food looks like it would be good also, but didn't get a chance to try it.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Fathorsemama
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

This was one of the worst lunches I’ve ever had. Sure, the place is a convenient location, nice casual atmosphere, and clean. But the food I ordered was awful. The vegetable sandwich was on good bread, but it was only lettuce, carrots, a very small...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lorraine777
Reviewed September 20, 2018

This was a good (and popular) lunch spot in downtown Sacramento. The outdoor seating provided a fantastic option for lunch. I ordered a salad and tomato soup; I ordered at the counter, and then the food was delivered to my table. The salad was good;...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Matt S
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Friends and I went here for lunch after leaving the Capitol and gardens. A great restaurant with great and friendly staff. I could eat here everyday. I loved the tri-tip, so I would recommend it of course.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank VickiG95340
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

I have eaten here twice when touring the State Capitol. Both times have been satisfying. Most recently, I ate here with a family member who is allergic to gluten, soy, dairy and eggs. There were plenty of items available for her to eat and the...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Tannams
Reviewed December 27, 2017

Friendly service, fresh ground coffee, and great desserts and pastries can be found here. Just a block from the State Capitol, Ambrosia is a wonderful meeting spot before visiting one of the theaters or touring the Capitol. Don't forget to try a salad or one...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank MEKonrad
Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

A decent stop for a casual pop-in for breakfast. Coffee was OK, breakfast panini was OK. The banana bread was pretty darn good but would have been even better had it been served warm instead of cold. Nice folks, nice atmosphere, and the Christmas penguins...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Sbrmatt
Reviewed December 3, 2017

Stopped for breakfast with friends. Casual atmosphere with helpful/friendly staff. You place your order then they bring your food to your table. Freshly made coffee drinks. The Breakfast burrito with Chorizo was excellent. Coffee drinks were excellent. Nice chalkboard menu choices. The Paninis were excellent....More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank ranishi
Reviewed November 5, 2017

I was meeting a friend for lunch, looked up the address on internet (Capitol Mall), and ordered a sandwich. She texted me that she was waiting... I asked for a to-go box (had already consumed my soda) and headed out for the K St location....More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank USAwalkers
Reviewed September 27, 2017

After walking around Sacramento, we spotted this cafe close to the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament. We were hungry as it was past 2pm and no lunch yet. It looked like they were starting to close, but were still serving customers. We were deciding what...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Gary D
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